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Genealogy Research Links


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1901 Census Online

www.1901census.nationalarchives.gov.uk

 

 

Archon - Contact details for record repositories in the U.K. and for some overseas repositories.

http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/archon/

 

 

Ancestry.com - A multipurpose searchable database of historical info and census records.

http://www.ancestry.co.uk/

 

 

Association of Genealogists and Researchers in Archives (AGRA) - Directory of professional researchers who abide by the association's code of

 conduct.

http://www.agra.org.uk

 


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Barham, Kent - Kent Resources and genealogy for Barham.

http://www.barham-kent.org.uk/

 

 

BBC - Your History - Find Local and family history guides and tips.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/your_history/

 

 

Black & Asian History

www.movinghere.org.uk

 

 

Black Cultural Archives & Museum

www.aambh.org.uk

 

 

British Genealogy.com - Try 'Resources' for: parish registers, censuses, gravestone inscriptions.

http://www.british-genealogy.com

 

 

BritishIslesGenWeb - Find sites for each country and region of the British Isles.

http://www.britishislesgenweb.org/

 

 

British Home Children

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~britishhomechildren

 

 

British On-Line Newspaper Archive

www.uk.olivesoftware.com

 

 

British Origins

www.britishorigins.com

 

 

BT Archives - Details of access to the archive in London of telephone directories dating from 1880.

http://www.btplc.com/Thegroup/BTsHistory/BTgrouparchives/index.htm

 

 

Burke’s Peerage

www.burkes-peerage.net

 


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Commonwealth War Graves Commission

www.cwgc.org

 

 

Cyndi’s List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet. An extensive list of links to sites worldwide.

http://cyndislist.com 

 


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Electoral Registers at the British Library - A guide to the electoral registers held at the British Library's Social Policy Information Service.

http://www.bl.uk/collections/social/spis_er.html

 

 

English Record Offices and Archives on the Web. Links arranged by county.

http://www.oz.net/~markhow/englishros.htm  

 


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Familia - Public libraries resource. For each library authority, it details the libraries with the main collections, and their holdings of each type of resource,

e.g. parish registers, census records.

http://www.familia.org.uk/ 

 

 

 Family Records Centre - The Family Records Centre in London provides access to sources for family history research in England and Wales, including

indexes of births, marriages and deaths, copies of Prerogative Court of Canterbury (PCC) wills 1383-January 1858, census returns, index of adoptions, etc.

http://www.familyrecords.gov.uk/frc/

 

 

FamilyRecords.gov - Guide to government records and other sources. See the 'Topics' section for birth, marriage and death certificates, religious records,

censuses, wills, immigration, emigration, military records and adoption.

http://www.familyrecords.gov.uk

 

 

FamilySearch - You can search millions of names on this site, from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Includes the IGI (International

Genealogical Index), the 1881 British Census, and much more.

http://www.familysearch.org

 

 

Families in British India Society

www.fibis.org

 

 

Family Research Link

www.1837online.com

 

 

Federation of Family History Societies - Includes full text of leaflets to help with your research.

http://www.ffhs.org.uk

 

 

FreeBMD

www.freebmd.org.uk

 


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Genealogical Society Of Ireland

www.dun-laoghaire.com/genealogy

 

 

General Register Office (Belfast)

www.geoni.gov.uk

 

 

General Register Office (Dublin)

www.groireland.ie

 

 

General Register Office (Scotland)

www.gro-scotland.gov.uk

 

 

Genes Reunited - The UK's largest family tree and genealogy website. Find and match your relatives on this website.

http://www.genesreunited.co.uk/genesreunited.asp

 

 

Genuki - The main gateway site to sources for the UK and Ireland with links to gateways for worldwide information. An entry point to a vast amount of

information.

http://www.genuki.org.uk

 


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Highland Roots

http://highlandroots.co.uk

 

 

Historical Directories - A digital library of eighteenth, nineteenth and early twentieth century local and trade directories from England and Wales.

http://www.historicaldirectories.org/

 


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Institute Of Commonwealth Studies

www.sas.ac.uk/commonwealthstudies

 

 

Irish Family Research

www.irishfamilyresearch.co.uk

 

 

Irish Genealogical Research Society - Includes details of the society's library in London and links to other sites for Irish family history.

http://www.igrsoc.org/

 

 

Irish Roots

www.irishroots.net

 


 

Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain

www.jgsgb.org.uk

 


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Kent Genealogy Links – A list of Kent Resources and links.

http://www.genealogylinks.net/uk/england/kent/index.html

 


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Medieval Genealogy - Very informative site for medieval genealogy and related historical topics.

http://www.medievalgenealogy.org.uk

 

 

Methodist Archives & Research Centre

www.rylibweb.man.ac.uk

 

 

Military Records

www.mod.uk

 

 

Moving Here - Online resources that record and illustrate the migration of Caribbean, Irish, South Asian and Jewish people to England over the past two

centuries. Includes a 'Roots Gallery' giving guides to tracing ancestors.

http://www.movinghere.org.uk

 


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National Archives

www.nationalarchives.gov.uk

 

 

National Archives -Documents Online

www.documentsonline.nationalarchives.gov.uk

 

National Archives of Ireland

www.nationalarchives.ie

 

 

National Library of Ireland

www.nli.ie

 

 

National Library of Scotland

www.nls.uk

 

 

The National Archives (Scotland)

www.nas.gov.uk

 

 

The National Library of Wales

www.llgc.org.uk

 


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Oriental & India Office Library

www.bl.uk

 

Origins.net – Fee-based. You can search online databases of major records. Links you to 'English Origins', 'Irish Origins' and 'Scottish Origins' and includes

'Origin Search', a specialist search engine that crawls the web specifically for genealogical information.

http://www.origins.net/


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Parish Finder - You can find the location of a parish, calculate distances between parishes and list all parishes within a specified distance of any parish.

http://www.parishfinder.co.uk/

 

 

Proceedings of the Old Bailey - Searchable collection of all surviving editions of the Old Bailey Proceedings from 1674 to 1834. Contains accounts of over

100,000 criminal trials held at London's central criminal court.

http://www.oldbaileyonline.org

 

 

Public Record Office - British National Archives. Click each menu option here for different aspects of family history information.

http://www.pro.gov.uk

 

 

Public Record Office Leaflet - Change of Name - Detailed information about recent and historical records. Only in a small percentage of cases is there a

central record of changes of name by deed poll or otherwise.

http://catalogue.pro.gov.uk/ExternalRequest.asp?RequestReference=ri2250

 

 

Public Record Office - Belfast

http://proni.gov.uk

 


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Register of One-Name Studies

www.one-name.org


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Scotland’s People

www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk

 

 

Scottish Archive Network - Electronic catalogue to the holdings of more than fifty Scottish archives.  Includes digital resources.

http://www.scan.org.uk/

 

 

Society of Friends (Quakers)

www.quaker.org.uk

 

 

Society of Genealogists - Details of the society, including access to, and holdings of, its London library, in particular the list of countrywide parish registers

held there.

http://www.sog.org.uk

 

 

Surname Search - Look-up your surname and county. 48,075 Surnames.

http://www.county-surnames.co.uk/index.html

 

 

Surname Profiler- Investigate the distribution of surnames. Trace the geography and history of your family name.

www.spatial-literacy.org?UCLnames?default.aspx

 


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WorldGenWeb - A site made up of regional and country websites. Select a country to see national and local information resources.

http://www.worldgenweb.org

 

 

Workhouses

www.workhouses.org.uk

 


 

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